Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


The angle of these guides and guideways ranges from about 60° in the smallest sizes to about 110° in the largest sizes of planers.

Fig. 1622 represents a form of planer chuck used on the smaller sizes of planers, and commonly called planer centres.

The grattoirs, or planers, are equally numerous, with examples of all the known forms.

Shaping machines are also known as shapers and planing machines as planers.

Contrary to general beliefs, shapers and planers do not make absolutely accurate surfaces.

Lathes have given rise to planers, now built of great strength and in highly complicated designs.

Carpenters, joiners, sawyers, and planers had each their own separate work and organization.

Dr. Taylor has enumerated the qualifications or the duties of a gang boss in charge of lathes or planers.